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3F Waste Recovery

Location: Main Brook, Newfoundland & LabradorStatus: Alumni

is using a by-product first approach that transforms local fish, farm, forest wastes into globally demanded natural ingredients

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Blue Lion Labs

Location: Kitchener, OntarioStatus: Alumni

Blue Lion Labs is developing a system to automatically identity and count different types of algae in your water through the power of Artificial Intelligence and unique data collection. Through revolutionary technology built based on established research at the University of Waterloo, Blue Lion Labs aims to change the way we protect our water globally forever.

Received funding from Boost to advance MVP development

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Glas Ocean Electric

Location: Halifax, Nova ScotiaStatus: Alumni

Glas Ocean Electric (GOE) is bringing clean energy to coastal communities through the integration of electric boats with community energy systems. By combining electrification and onboard dynamic energy storage, electric boats present an opportunity to introduce more renewable energy to electrical grids and the communities they serve.

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In Nature Robotics

Location: Hanwell, New BrunswickStatus: Alumni

In Nature Robotics Ltd. makes autonomous airboats for measuring and surveying water with lots of vegetation. Their boats go places where other boats get stuck.

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Location: Canoe Cove, Prince Edward IslandStatus: Alumni

Kavacha uses fish waste to provide active protection to marine industries through direct-to-metal coatings in harsh environments. Their solution saves users more than 30% on material and labour, while increasing or maintaining asset lifetime, reducing toxin exposure/imprint, and providing a high-volume value add for a fishery waste stream.

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Mabel Systems

Location: Sydney, Nova ScotiaStatus: Alumni

Mabel provides an automated inventory tracking solution for the food processing industry. We designed our solution with the operators in mind. Our computer vision technology actually makes the job of receiving, grading and packing products easier.

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Marecomms Inc.

Location: Halifax, Nova ScotiaStatus: Alumni

Marecomms Inc. is developing robust and broadband underwater wireless communication systems that enables wireless image transmission with unprecedented reliability in the harshest ocean conditions.

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Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland & LabradorStatus: Alumni

qualiTEAS is a corrosion inspection and management company. Our vibrant material research team has expertise ranging from material science to programming. Our proactive chemical approach towards corrosion inspection identifies the specific type and degree of corrosion. Our services also include additional environmental analysis (chemical and microbial analysis of soil and water), which provides information on the origin and further impacts of (due to) any ongoing corrosion issue.

Received funding from Boost to hire a business development subcontractor to identify and initiate conversations with potential customers in the Canadian market

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Rapid Subsea Inc.

Location: Ontario

Rapid Subsea Inc. is developing AUVs as IOT Sensors for Aquaculture Net Inspection

SeaChange Biochemistry

Location: Cape Sable Island, Halifax, Nova ScotiaStatus: Alumni

SeaChange Biochemistry creates chemicals for industry from sustainably harvested seaweed through an innovative biorefinery process.

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SeaHawk Robotics

Location: Vancouver, British ColumbiaStatus: Alumni

SeaHawk Robotics develops and operates multi-domain UAV-based ocean observation systems that disrupt current paradigms by improving access, increase safety, and reducing costs of data collection.

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Subait Inc.

Location: Dartmouth, Nova ScotiaStatus: Alumni

Subait Inc. takes a scientific approach to develop a superior sustainable lobster bait substitute based on seafood co-products, replacing environmentally challenging commercial bait fish species.

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Goldfish Inc.

Location: WashingtonStatus: Alumni

Goldfish Inc. (formerly Virgil Group LLC) is developing All-in-one Legal Fisheries Analysis (ALFA) software that goes beyond traceability to tackle an essential question in responsible seafood.

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Location: Toronto, OntarioStatus: Alumni

WeavAir provides an end-to-end hardware and software solution for vessel emission monitoring by using predictive algorithms that promote regulation compliance and operation costs savings for ship owners, ship managers and port operation team.

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